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GE Spacemaker XL 1800 - Noise while heating

Our Spacemaker XL 1800, all of a sudden, started making a whizzzzz kind of a noise (sort of something got loose inside) when we turn on the microwave. The noise mostly seems to come from the vent area above the top of the microwave door. I took the vent cover off and found that the charcoal filter was slid down. But even after I put the charcoal filter in place the noise doesn't seem to go off. What could be the problem? Is that something that I can fix by myself? Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Jun 14, 2008

    I have a GE profile XL1800 spacemaker 1100 watt 1.8 Ft Cubed microwave. Last week it started making a deep vibrating noise and nothing was gettin hot except the microwave inside. Help

  • jayknud5 Aug 31, 2008

    I have the same model, but i have an loud buzzing sound when i turn on the microwave. It does not matter what mode I am in, it buzzes.

  • Dave Dover Sep 30, 2008

    Our micro started buzzing. I unplugged it, touched the buttons as suggested in another post, plugged it in and the buzz was gone.....until I opened the door. I don't know if the unit works / can't stand the buzzing.

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Maybe you and the person from the post below could get together and help each other? http://www.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=489218&thid=130453

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